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Lauren Groff, Ibram X. Kendi among Carnegie Medal finalists

Nov. 08, 2021 10:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Groff's novel “Matrix,” the story of a 12th century royal outcast who combats the rule of men and other hierarchies, is among the finalists for an Andrew Carnegie Medal for fiction. “Four Hundred Souls," a “Community History of African America” co-authored...

Groff, Doerr are among National Book Award finalists

Oct. 05, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Groff is a National Book Award finalist for her third consecutive book, nominated in the fiction category Tuesday for her historical novel “Matrix.” Anthony Doerr's multi-generational epic “Cloud Cuckoo Land,” his first work since the Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Who are the 2021 MacArthur fellows?

Sep. 28, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

Writers, artists, poets, a virologist, activists and filmmakers are among the luminaries named as this year’s MacArthur fellows. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday announced 25 people will each receive $625,000 over five years to use as they please. The...

Louis Menand among nonfiction National Book Award nominees

Sep. 16, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Louis Menand's Cold War cultural history “The Free World” and Hanif Abdurraqib's meditation on Black artistry “A Little Devil in America” are among the works on the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards. On Thursday, the National Book...